The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 95 112 83
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -29
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.19% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.00% 1.22% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
OSPF
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
100 246 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 9.73% 17.30% 18.11%
Number of salaries quoted 93 219 131
Average salary £36,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

OSPF
Salary Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the East Sussex region.

OSPF Salary Trend in East Sussex

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF.

1 20 (100.00%) BGP
2 19 (95.00%) Juniper
3 16 (80.00%) VPN
4 14 (70.00%) VLAN
5 13 (65.00%) Firewall
5 13 (65.00%) Cisco
5 13 (65.00%) CCNP
5 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (65.00%) Data Centre
6 12 (60.00%) F5
6 12 (60.00%) EIGRP
7 11 (55.00%) VMware
7 11 (55.00%) CCIE
7 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (50.00%) MPLS
9 9 (45.00%) IP Telephony
9 9 (45.00%) Wireless
9 9 (45.00%) LAN
9 9 (45.00%) WAN
9 9 (45.00%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (40.00%) Security Architecture
10 8 (40.00%) Network Architecture
10 8 (40.00%) VPLS
10 8 (40.00%) Degree
10 8 (40.00%) Load Balancing
10 8 (40.00%) Network Security
10 8 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (40.00%) WAN Optimisation
10 8 (40.00%) Unified Communications
10 8 (40.00%) HSRP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (15.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) BGP
2 16 (80.00%) VPN
3 14 (70.00%) VLAN
4 13 (65.00%) Firewall
5 12 (60.00%) EIGRP
6 10 (50.00%) MPLS
7 9 (45.00%) IP Telephony
7 9 (45.00%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (45.00%) Wireless
7 9 (45.00%) LAN
7 9 (45.00%) WAN
8 8 (40.00%) RIP
8 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
8 8 (40.00%) SSL
8 8 (40.00%) Unified Communications
8 8 (40.00%) VPLS
8 8 (40.00%) Network Security
8 8 (40.00%) HSRP
9 7 (35.00%) IMAP
9 7 (35.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
1 7 (35.00%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Maven
1 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (30.00%) Subversion
2 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) Administrator
4 6 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (10.00%) DevOps Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) DTV
2 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
1 8 (40.00%) Migration
1 8 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
1 8 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 8 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 8 (40.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 8 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
1 8 (40.00%) Security Architecture
1 8 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (20.00%) Network Management
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
1 7 (35.00%) Perl
1 7 (35.00%) Python
1 7 (35.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) CCNP
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (55.00%) CCIE
3 8 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) KVM
2 7 (35.00%) Xen
3 4 (20.00%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Puppet
2 4 (20.00%) Icinga
2 4 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Juniper
2 13 (65.00%) Cisco
3 12 (60.00%) F5
4 11 (55.00%) VMware
5 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 8 (40.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Avaya
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.00%) SAP